Ima Jean Taylor-Kerns  1933-2023


Ima Jean Taylor-Kerns, devoted wife, loving mother and child of Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, passed to her eternal, heavenly home on Jan. 16, 2023. She was born June 7, 1933 to Barney and Daisy Davidson in Dumas. Funeral services were held at Pecan Grove Funeral Home with burial at Oakwood Cemetery in Waco.

Jean, as she was known by most, was married to Hermon Leon Taylor for over 50 years until he passed in 2006. Jean was dedicated first to the Gospel of Jesus Christ, serving in her church as a Sunday School teacher and many other areas of service. She also faithfully served as a Texas public school elementary educator for many years in Pampa ISD, Victoria ISD and Alba-Golden ISD. 

Jean is survived by her husband, David Kerns, whom she married in 2018, and who has stood faithfully by her side during good, as well as challenging times. Surviving brother is Jack Davidson. Surviving children are Susan Boyle (Jim), Gina Martin and Randy Taylor (Cindy). Surviving grandchildren are Jonathan Martin, Lauren Ivanoff and Tiffany Taylor. Jean also had four great-grandchildren.  

Memorials may be made to World Challenge -